Lotus Evora

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This car really needs some power. It’s main competitors are the 991 Carrera, Cayman S, or even the M3 and ZO6. The M3 competes with it in terms of price and seats, and the ZO6 competes with it in terms of, well, price and the fact that it is a sports car. With the Evora S producing less than 350hp, it goes from 0-60 in 4.6 seconds. Competitors, such as the M3, ZO6 and 991, go from 0-60 in a little more than 4 seconds (or the ZO6 does it in under 4). Let’s me honest, most people are: 1) not going get the launch exactly right most times and 2) not going to notice a couple tenths of a second. The thing is, although you may not feel the couple tenths of a second all the time, it still matters. Also, the V6 is certainly lacking in terms if sound. The 4.0 liter V8 of the M3 produces a high-pitched wail that is very, very good. The 7.0 liter V8 of the ZO6 makes a loud burble that is very appealing to anyone lucky enough to hear it. The Evora also lacks a good interior. The interior is not cheap (like the ZO6), but is very simple. Besides the Vette, the interior on the Evora is worse than its competitors. The Evora looks fantastic. Besides the 991, it looks the best. If you want a car that stands out and gets attention, then this is the car (in the price range) for you. Despite all it’s shortcomings, the driving experience is sublime. It handles very well. Even though the driving experience is great, many other reviewers have found its competitors being better to drive. Unless you only care about standing out, the Evora’s good aspects to not overcome its bad ones.

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